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against the film beganouts the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, but it appears to have been a well armed, well coordinateed event with indirect and direct fire from machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. four americans were killed, including j. christopher stevens and information management officer sean smith. secretary of state hillary clinton eulogized the ambassador and defended the america's commitment to libya. >> everywhere chris and his team went in libya in a country scared by war and tyranny, they were hailed as friends and partners. the world needs more chris stevens. >> eliot: and at the white house, president obama condemned the attacks. >> obama: there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. none. and make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> eliot: but unfortunately and predictably there was a political dimension to this as well with protest against the film tuesday morning. a foreign service officer in the embassy tried to calm the situation with a tweet condemnic the
and three other americans. the gunmen fired into the consulate in the city of benghazi. they threw handmade bombs into the compound, sparking fires. demonstrators in inn libya and elsewhere in the middle east have staged protests against a film made in the u.s. protesters say it blasphemes the prophet muhammad. >> the united states condemns in the strongest determines this attack. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> obama said the attack will not break the bonds between the countries. the president of libya's national assembly apologized at a news conference in tripoli. mohammad garias acknowledged that film insulted the prophet muhammad. still, he said retaliatory attack cannot be tolerated. the film at the heart of the protests has angered people across the middle east. it depicts the prophet muhammad and includes scenes of sexuality. hundreds of egyptians protested for a second day in front of the u.s. embassy in cairo. authorities have sent in more security forces to watch them. >> translator: i'm deeply hurt, seeing the pr
el consulado de la ciudad de benghazi, a unos mil kilometros de la capital durante una manifestacion contra una pelicula sobre el islam, aunque, segun la casa blanca, se cree que los asesinatos habian sido planeados.. ---segun informes, una multitud disparo hacia el edificio y tambien lanzo granadas cantando alabanzas a ala y al profeta mahoma... take video box ---stevens crecio en el area de la bahia y se graduo de la preparatoria piedmont, y realizo sus estudios superiores en la universidad de berkeley y en la escuela de derecho hastings de la misma institucion... blanca ---las reacciones en todo el mundo ante el atentado no se han hecho esperar. take vo ---aqui en la bahia, los cnsules de varios paises centroamericanos y de mexico, se reunieron para realizar un brindis para conmemorar otro aniversario de indenpendencia, pero el atentado fue uno de los principales temas entre los presentes, quienes expresan su punto de vista sobre los peligros de ser un representant e diplomatico.. take sot in: 00;00;18;14 out: 00;00;37;25 consul dice: "yo creo que el tema del terrorismo esta laten
oo the u-s consulate complex in benghazi on tuesday, pelting it with gunfire and rooket-propelled grenades. the siege ignited a fire, filling the safe room with smoke, and driving at least one person in it to the roof. in the end, four died, incluuing the u-s ambassadorr to libya, chrii stevens, who helped save bbnghazi during last year's revolution. he's the first u-s ambassador to be killed since 19-79. a life-long friend opened up about the loss. i lost someone whooactually unconditionally loved just about everybody. but i think what the world lost was a great diplomaa who was interested in peace and humanity and really understood the culture of the middle east. a senior staffer at the senate foreign relations committee was also among his friends. this was his cclling in life. he basscally said this is what he was meant to do. and he was willing to take the risk and it's so unfortunate that that risk finally overtooo him. it's tragic, but i think he died living out his life's mission. sean smith, a foreign service information management officer, was also killed. smith
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)